Item description for Shotguns - Their History and Development (Shooting Series - Guns & Gunmaking) (Shooting Series) by H. B. C. Pollard...
THEIR HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT.
By Major Hugh B. C. Pollard.
This important work on the Shotgun was first published in London 1923 in limited numbers, and is now a rare find in its first edition.
READ COUNTRY BOOKS have now re-published it from the original text incorporating the photographic illustrations and many fascinating gun makers advertisements.
One hundred and fifty five pages are divided into eight detailed chapters:- The History of the Shotgun. -- The Selection of a Gun. -- Game Guns, Wildfowl Guns, and Small Bores. -- Repeating, Automatic and Miscellaneous Guns. -- The Shotgun Cartridge. -- Ballistics. -- The Gun-Room, Accessories and Dress, etc. -- Shooting. Etc. Also included is a 12 page appendix on Shotgun Data and Tables.
The contents are interspersed with numerous vintage photographs and other illustrations of shotguns and equipment.
The author was a well known sportsman whose many years of practical experience with guns and their usage have made this book a valuable contribution to the history of shotguns, and also a recommended addition to any shooting enthusiasts library.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2005
Publisher Read Country Books
ISBN 1905124864 ISBN13 9781905124862